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Ron Paul is Making Sense

By ThinkProgress on August 6, 2007 at 8:44 am

"Ron Paul is Making Sense"

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Here’s the video. He’s pointing out that the people now telling us something awful will happen if we leave Iraq are the very people whose dim understanding of Iraq has us in the current jam:


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The best part of the clip, though, is when Mitt Romney interrupts with the nonsensical question “has he forgotten 9/11?” I’m not sure anything better sums up the vacuity of conventional present-day conservative thinking about national security than that intervention: the presumption that, somehow, endless invocations of that horrible crime will justify anything at all, no matter how unrelated, how pointless, or how counterproductive it may be.

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